Pulmonary Medicine

U.S. News and World Report COPD badge - 2021-22

Pulmonary Medicine recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 2021-2022

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is rated as high performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report in 2021-2022.

Pulmonary Medicine is a sub-specialty of medicine that deals with diseases of the chest, lungs, and respiratory tract.

A pulmonologist is a medical doctor who evaluates, diagnoses, and treats disorders of the chest, of breathing, and of the lungs including:

  • Alpha one antitrypsin Deficiency Emphysema
  • Arthritis-related lung diseases
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sleep Apnea 

We offer a personalized approach to care and work with other specialists as necessary to ensure all aspects of your condition is properly managed. Our pulmonologists will evaluate you in consultation upon referral from your primary care provider (PCP) and will work closely with you to develop an appropriate plan of care.

In addition to providing pulmonary medicine services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, our Manchester doctors also provide intensive care services in the Catholic Medical Center intensive care unit (ICU) in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Other resources

Visit the following websites to learn more about pulmonary diseases and disorders: